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Bug#245261: dpkg: --print-avail option truncates package names

Package: dpkg
Version: 1.10.20
Severity: normal

The --print-avail options lists things nice ... but it is useless 
for postprocessing, because the package names are turncated. I propose

a) either widen the package listing column
b) provide new option --full which would print the package name
   AND the description in full length. Now the package descriptions
   are also truncated.

An example:

If I wanted to remove libipc-signal-??? I couldn't consult this
listing. And I'm too cautious to use something like libipc-signal*
for remove regexp.


ii  libipc-signal-p 1.00-4          utility functions dealing with signals
ii  libisc4         9.2.2-2         ISC Shared Library used by BIND
ii  libjcode-perl   2.13-2          Perl library for Japanese character code
ii  libjpeg62       6b-9            The Independent JPEG Group's JPEG
runtime libr
ii  libkpathsea3    2.0.2-12        path search library for teTeX (runtime
ii  libkrb-1-kerber 1.2.2-3         Kerberos Libraries for Kerberos4 From
ii  libkrb5-17-heim 0.5.2-5         Libraries for Heimdal Kerberos
ii  libkrb53        1.3.3-1         MIT Kerberos runtime libraries
ii  liblcms1        1.12-2          Color management library
ii  libldap2        2.1.17-3        OpenLDAP libraries
ii  liblinc1        1.0.3-4         library to simplify creating networked
ii  liblocale-gette 1.01-17         Using libc functions for

-- System Information:
Debian Release: testing/unstable
Architecture: i386 (i686)
Kernel: Linux 2.4.23
Locale: LANG=en_US, LC_CTYPE=en_US (ignored: LC_ALL set to en_US)

Versions of packages dpkg depends on:
ii  dselect                     1.10.20      a user tool to manage Debian packa
ii  libc6                       2.3.2.ds1-11 GNU C Library: Shared libraries an

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